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Welcome to the latest edition of Macc-Chat packed with news and photos from Maccabi Victoria, our Members and Clubs . 

Scroll down so you don't miss these great articles and pics.

MacVic Volunteer and Sports Awards Night  Sunday 15 May (please note time change to 6.30pm), Standout Performances by Our Swimmers at Masters Nationals, Snooker Mini Champs Winners ,Volunteers Still Needed For MacVic Phone Campaign,  Perfect Five for Flying Jackas, Winter Tennis Pennant Kicks Off, North Caulfield Maccabi FC Going Strong and much more


Maccabi Victoria Welcomes New Board Member


Danielle Davies

Danielle recently joined the Board of Maccabi Victoria. Danielle is on the Board of the Hawthorn Magic Junior Basketball Club (the Representative program of the Hawthorn Basketball Association) and was previously on the Council of Bialik College. Danielle has an Economics and Law degree (honours) and has practised law in Melbourne and New York. Danielle currently manages the Wicked Sista accessories brand at Sax International. Danielle has four children involved in Maccabi sports, primarily in the Basketball Club. 


Maccabi Victoria Sports Award Winners to be Announced


All winners will be announced at the Annual Maccabi Volunteer 'Thank you' Cocktail Reception and 2015 Sports Awards - Sunday 15 May 2016 - see invitation below

All Welcome




With all of Australia celebrating National Volunteer Week next week (8 -15 May), Maccabi Victoria takes this opportunity to recognise and celebrate our 600+ wonderful volunteers, the lifeblood of our organisation, whose input credits us with one of the strongest sporting networks in Australia.

We invite ALL Club Committee Members, Team Managers and ALL Club Volunteers and Maccabi Volunteers who give their time to make our Clubs and Organisation function successfully, to the

Maccabi Victoria Volunteer Thank You/Recognition Awards Cocktail Reception

6:30pm – 8:30pm on Sunday 15 May 2016

Blake Street Hebrew Congregation, 868 Glenhuntly Road, Caulfield South

• Presentation of Maccabi Victoria Club Presidents’ Awards

• Presentation of Club Volunteer Awards

• Presentation of the 2015 Maccabi Victoria Sports Awards will also take place at this event

All Maccabi Victoria Volunteers welcome

Click here for invitation 

Have you RSVP'd?

RSVPs essential to the MacVic office

9563 5885 / events@macvic.com.au by Sunday 8 May 2016.

If you are interested in volunteering at Maccabi Victoria

Please call Jacquie on 9563 5885/ jlerner@macvic.com.au.


Volunteers Still Needed for the 2016 Maccabi Victoria Annual Campaign Phoning. Please Sign Up by Mon 9 May

We are still needing volunteers, aged 15 years and over to help out with our 2016 Annual Campaign Phoning Week!

Are you able to please give 2 hours of your time to help out in any of the sessions running from Monday 16 May through to Sunday 22 May inclusive.  All phoning will take place at the Maccabi Victoria office, Level 1, 176 Bambra Road, Caulfield South.

Training will be provided and there will be a Supervisor at all Session for any assistance needed. PLUS great refeshments!

Monies raised from the Annual Campaign comes back to supporting our clubs and members so the more volunteers we can get on the phones, the further we can reach the community during our Appeal period and the more we can give back to our clubs.

Click onto the image to view Session Times and to Register.  Ask your friends, team mates and family to join you – it is a great experience and at the same time a great way to give back to the community.  Your support is greatly appreciated.



Click on the promo pic below to fill in Nomination forms to honour Jewish athletes, coaches and administrators who have made a significant contribution to Sport in Victoria


Maccabi Event Dates to Diarise

Sunday 15 May 2016

Annual Maccabi Volunteer "Thank you' Cocktail Reception and 2015 Sports Awards

PLEASE NOTE NEW TIME 6.30pm - 8.30pm at Bake Street Shul

Sunday 29 May 2006

The Maccabi Ajax Cricket Club Presentation Night. 

Thursday 15 September 2016

Maccabi Victoria Hall of Fame Induction

January 15-22 2017

Perth Junior Carnival




Winter Tennis Pennant Kicks Off

2016 Winter Pennant finally commenced on the weekend. In unseasonably glorious conditions to mark the end of Pesach, four out of nine Maccabi teams recorded wins.

Click the arrow for the Round One Match Reports


Standout Performances by Our Swimmers at the Masters National Swimming Championships

A large contingent of our Jewish Masters swimmers participated in late April in the Masters Swimming Australia National Championships with many standout performances.

Click the arrow for more information


North Caulfield Maccabi FC Going Strong

Maccabi has entered a new 'Fourths side' for the first time in its history demonstrating the strength and growth of the Mens Senior club in recent years.

Click the arrow for the Round 5 Match reports


Snooker and Eightball Mini Champs Winners Announced

Congratulations to all 11 Winners of the Eforgan & Begleiter Mini Champs for 2016

Click the arrow for the results and Snooker Club News for Round 1 Term 2


Netball Club Fundraiser

Buy an Entertainment Membership and support  fundraising for Maccabi Netball Club.

The NEW 2016 | 2017 Entertainment Book and Digital Memberships are available now and are packed with thousands of up to 50% OFF and 2-for-1 offers. 

From every Membership we sell, 20% of the proceeds go towards our Netball Club. The more Memberships we sell, the closer we get to our goal – so please forward this email to all your family and friends!


Hockey Club News

Latest results from the weekend's games, fixtures for the coming weeks and other news from the Hockey club.

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Perfect Five for Flying Jackas

Over the weekend the AJAX Football Club registered wins across all five teams for the second time this season.

Click the arrow for the Match reports and pics


Cycling Club News

Click the arrow for this weekend's rides and more Cycling Club updates


Athletics Club News

The Camp Sababa training program continues as the goal if the Melbourne ½ and 10K are getting closer.Over 40 people have joined the club and Athletics Victoria and they are looking fitter by the minute!

For more information click the arrow for the Athletics Club News


All Abilities Keep on Stepping!

Participants are thoroughly enjoying Maccabi/Jewish Care's Steps to Good Health Program.

Click the arrow to see some sessions in action.




Time for Athletes to Set-Up Maccabiah Dreams

It might only be April 2016, but Australia’s preparations for the 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel are about to hit a critical and exciting point.

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Please click here for more information

To visit the Maccabiah web site click the link below



Around the Community



This year’s Yom Hashoah Commemoration will be hosted by the JCCV on Thursday, 5 May 2016 at 7.30pm at the Robert Blackwood Hall, Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton.

This year’s program will address the theme of the ‘Holocaust in Europe and Beyond’.


Holocaust Film Series

We are proud to be once again presenting the Holocaust Film Series May 1-10 in Melbourne & Sydney. 

Click the arrow for a preview of a few of our films available for group bookings at HFS this May.  


Yom Ha’atzmaut Programs for 2016

Zionism Victoria, in partnership with United Israel Appeal, is pleased to announce its 2016 schedule of events for Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut.

Please click the arrow for more detials


LIMMUD OZ 2016 25-27 JUNE



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